Dr. Xiaoti Fan

Assistant Professor, Communication Arts


1310 Ben Graves Drive
Morton Hall
Room 248
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Dr. Xiaoti Fan is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Arts Department at UAH. Her primary research interest focuses on exploring deceptive communication in interpersonal relationships, as well as in intercultural contexts. She is also interested in examining deception theories as they evolve over time. Additionally, she looks forward to expanding her research in deception to mediated contexts such as online dating scams and cybersecurity. She teaches a variety of communication courses such as Interpersonal Communication, Research Method, and Communication Theory.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Doctor of Philosophy-Interpersonal and Intercultural Deceptive Communication, Mediated Interpersonal Communication, Mixed-method, Statistics The University of Alabama, College of Communication and Information Sciences
  • Master of Arts-Interpersonal Communication University of Arkansas, Department of Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts The University of Kansas Major: Communication Studies